By Enid Wilson
In Jane Austen's satisfaction and Prejudice, Fitzwilliam Darcy learns of the debacle concerning Elizabeth Bennet's sister a number of months after he used to be rejected via Elizabeth, and volunteers to assist locate her sister, of his personal accord. yet what if leave out Elizabeth had asked Mr. Darcy's relief in precisely a number of days after the disastrous suggestion at Hunsford, and he was once nonetheless very indignant along with her refusal? What if he determined to be ungentlemanly, and demanded a really specific gift from her in trade for his tips? This steamy, humorous delight and Prejudice what-if brief tale explores that situation with wit, emotion and interesting plot twists that take this perennial favourite to a different course. caution: This name includes specific grownup content material, a conceal, a homicide and a curse.
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All had arrived safely back at Longbourn in the comforts provided by Darcy's carriages. He had sent Elizabeth home with her sickly father and his man servant, with the addition of a maid to accompany her. But since that day, a long six months ago, she had received no communication from Mr. Darcy or his sister. She no longer knew what he thought of her, or whether she would ever see him again. Life at Longbourn was bleak and depressing. Mrs. Bennet, hysterical, was inconsolable upon learning of the violent death of her younger daughter, so soon after the marriage.
The only happy news was that Mr. Bennet had recovered, not long after their return from London, and seemed not to suffer any major damage from the strain to his heart, beyond a slight limp in his right leg. It was a tremendous relief since, had he, too, met his judgment, they would surely all have been displaced from Longbourn, and Elizabeth thought privately that her mother might well have gone mad, if that turn of events had occurred. On the day that the Bennets packed up their mourning clothes, Mrs.
His mind wheeled with worry. What had happened? Surely she could not come to any harm within the sanctuary of his home. He could not allow that to happen, now that they were to see each other again. Dismounting hastily, he rushed into the maze, only to be confronted by the sight of a distressed and limping Elizabeth. In that moment, he paid no mind to propriety. He called Elizabeth by her Christian name and wrapped his arms around her tiny waist, determined to take the weight from her injured leg.
Bargain with the Devil by Enid Wilson